Felipe Oliveira Baptista Talks Shedding New Light on the Kenzo Legacy

Davida Erdahl

PARIS — It is a new day at Kenzo. When Felipe Oliveira Baptista displays his debut assortment for the French fashion property right now, the alter will be evident before the initial appear hits the runway.
Underneath former inventive administrators Humberto Leon and Carol Lim, the displays usually took the form of creative performances staged following dim. Baptista, by distinction, hopes to take complete edge of the daylight with his exhibit, to be held at 10:30 a.m. in a clear tent in the backyard of the Nationwide Institute for Deaf Youngsters.
“We went from evening into day,” the designer advised WWD in a preview at the Kenzo headquarters on Rue Vivienne. “Everybody’s likely to be front row and everyone’s likely to be searching at the garments definitely, definitely, definitely near by.”
The structure is reusable. “It can be packed away like a tent and it can be blown up yet … Read More